Williamsport cleanup

April 13: Community Cleanup in Williamsport

Pictured above are last year’s Williamsport cleanup participants, from left, Corey Ellison, Jenn Ulmer, Alice Trowbridge and Richard James. These volunteers collected litter from one of the city’s most popular and scenic walkways, the West Branch Susquehanna River dike levee trail. This Saturday, April 13, CleanScapes is partnering with Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) for a … Continue reading April 13: Community Cleanup in Williamsport

Save the dates: CleanScapes announces 2019 cleanup events

Spring is finally here, and CleanScapes is ready to get to work. We'll need your help! The CleanScapes Advisory Board and Project Director Elisabeth Lynch McCoy recently met to discuss and approve dates for the first cleanup events of 2019. Each year, the nonprofit strives to locate and clean up at least four sites over … Continue reading Save the dates: CleanScapes announces 2019 cleanup events

Susquehanna River Cleanup Project announces 8th Annual Spring Cleanup

Here's how you can help one of our partner organizations. Those interested in participating in a cleanup event in the Sunbury area are encouraged to mark your calendars for Susquehanna River Cleanup Project's 8th Annual Spring Cleanup, slated for Saturday, April 27! High water and flooding have resulted in large amounts of garbage making its … Continue reading Susquehanna River Cleanup Project announces 8th Annual Spring Cleanup

Great American Cleanup of PA is March 1 through May 31

Did you know the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania takes place March 1 through May 31? This is the time when Pennsylvanians comes together to participate in efforts to clean up the Commonwealth, as folks from across the country make the effort on the national scale for the Great American Cleanup! Citizens form volunteer groups … Continue reading Great American Cleanup of PA is March 1 through May 31

Little acts can make a big difference

With the onset spring, snow is beginning to melt away. This brings the annual unveiling of litter that has, perhaps unknowingly, been accumulating beneath the pretty white stuff all winter long. My husband and I have decided to start walking in our small community, preparing for our goal to participate in at least one Pennsylvania … Continue reading Little acts can make a big difference

Cement Hollow Road cleanup volunteers - November 2018

2019: Looking Beyond CleanScapes’ Year of Relentless Rain

Featured photo depicts volunteers at the November 3, 2018, Piatt Township Cleanup event, courtesy of CleanScapes Advisory Board President Dr. John Reid. Planning 2018 spring, summer, and autumn outdoor community clean-up events was exceedingly challenging.  Week after week of unending springtime rainfall turned saturated sod into squishy mush, and wadable waterways became fast-moving, silt-laden flows … Continue reading 2019: Looking Beyond CleanScapes’ Year of Relentless Rain

May 17-18 Tire Collection free for Clinton County residents

Looking to dispose of old tires? If you live in Clinton County, a two-day event coming up in May will allow you to dispose of your tires for free. The Wayne Township Landfill Residential Tire Collection will be held Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. The collection is free to Clinton County residents who … Continue reading May 17-18 Tire Collection free for Clinton County residents

Cement Hollow Road cleanup volunteers - November 2018

Volunteers remove 175 tires, nearly 1.5 tons of trash during November 3 event

CleanScapes held its final forest beautification event of 2018 in Piatt Township, Lycoming County, on Saturday, November 3. Dozens of volunteers turned out to play a part in removing litter and tires from the wooded hillsides along Stewart Run Creek, which features moderate-to-steeply sloped terrain. And the results were amazing. Although initial estimates suggested at … Continue reading Volunteers remove 175 tires, nearly 1.5 tons of trash during November 3 event

Sign up to help CleanScapes on November 3 in Piatt Township

CleanScapes will hold a forest beautification event in Piatt Township, Lycoming County, on Saturday, November 3, 2018 – and you can participate! After being treated to a doughnut breakfast, volunteers will be tasked with removing litter and tires from the forested hillside adjacent to Stewart Run Creek. The clean-up will begin about 9:30 a.m.  and … Continue reading Sign up to help CleanScapes on November 3 in Piatt Township

October 6 Piatt Township clean-up postponed to November

The forest beautification event planned to take place in Piatt Township, Lycoming County, this coming Saturday, October 6, 2018, has been postponed to November. The rainy weather forecast has led to concerns about volunteer safety at the site, which features steep embankments, explained Project Director Elisabeth Lynch McCoy. Details about the new date will be … Continue reading October 6 Piatt Township clean-up postponed to November